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Curious Why People Run For Political Office

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Political candidates can spend millions of dollars on a campaign, but the job doesn’t pay nearly as much. Erin in Peabody Declared her Curiosity asking, “Why do politicians spend millions of dollars on ads for their campaign when the job only pays $140,000 a year?” Jon Keller takes a look.

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